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Security Firms Try to Evolve Beyond the Battlefield
Private Military Corporations are increasingly expanding the number of fields in which they operate.(Renae Merle, Washington Post, 1/17/06) Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: Ambassador Haron Amin
IA-Forum talks with the Afghan Ambassador to Japan, HE Haron Amin. By Jason Miks. (1/25/2006) Read More...


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Finding a Place for 9/11 in American History
Author raises two historical questions about the terrorist attacks of September 11. By Joseph J. Ellis. (New York Times, 1/28/2006) Read More...


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Al Qaeda's Big Boast
The authors write that those who interpret Osama bin Laden's offer of a truce as a sign of weakness are misconstruing his message. By Daniel Benjamin and Steven Simon. (New York Times, 1/25/2006) Read More...


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The Gulf Between Us
The author writes that peacefully resolving the nuclear crisis over Iran has been made more difficult by the Bush Administration’s rejection of peaceful overtures from Iran over the past five years. B... Read More...


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A Firebrand in a House of Cards
The authors write that both the US and Iran should not underestimate the other in the escalating conflict over Iran’s nuclear program. By Dariush Zahedi and Omid Memarian. (New York Times, 1/12/2006) Read More...


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Unwarranted Complaints
The authors write that the National Security Agency’s recently revealed efforts to wiretap Americans suspected of collusion with Al Qaeda is covered by the President’s authority to defend the nation i... Read More...


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The Security Threat Situation in the Asia-Pacific Region: Current Trends and Developments
Paper that discusses potential security threat situations in the Asia-Pacific region. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (IA-Forum, 12/29/2005) Read More...


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Our Domestic Intelligence Crisis
Author writes that the Defense Department is deeply involved in domestic intelligence, with the National Security Agency conducting electronic surveillance of US citizens domestically, outside the fra... Read More...


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Taking Liberties With the Nation's Security
The former mayor of New York City says he supports the Patriot Act’s extension because Americans must use every legal and constitutional tool in their arsenal to fight terrorism and protect their live... Read More...


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The Terrorist in the Art Gallery
Recent legal actions involving the Getty Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, as well as the kidnapping of a German archaeologist in Iraq, show the correlation between criminality and the art wo... Read More...


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Keep the Nuclear Watchdog Neutral
The author points out that the IAEA must remain politically neutral because it provides what no other international body can: reliable, impartial and irreplaceable information about nuclear programs i... Read More...


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A Formula for Disaster
The authors urge the House/Senate conference committee drafting a reauthorization of the Patriot Act to require that in the future such funds be spent according to risk. By Thomas H. Kean and Lee H. ... Read More...


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Get French or Die Trying
The author writes that the nightly riots spreading across France have little to do with Islam, but reflect the ongoing alienation of the society's underclass. By Olivier Roy. (New York Times, 11/9/200... Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Leon Hadar
IA Forum speaks with Dr. Leon Hadar, author of Sandstorm, about U.S. involvement in the Middle East. (IA-Forum, 10/13/2005 ) Read More...


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What I Knew Before the Invasion
Addresses President Bush's attacks on Democrats for being hypocrites in their support for the Iraq war. By Sen. Bob Graham. (Washington Post, 11/20/2005) Read More...


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Think Again: Nuclear Proliferation
With all the headlines on the Iranian and North Korean nuclear programs, it’s easy to think that the world is witnessing a boom in the number of nuclear-armed countries. Don’t count on it. Low demand ... Read More...


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Interview the Director of the Nuclear Policy Directorate NATO
Interview the Director of the Nuclear Policy Directorate Defence Policy and Planning Division NATO Mr Guy Roberts. By Viktor Litovkin. (RIA NOVOSTI, 10/11/2005) Read More...


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The Republican Rift
Jeffrey Goldberg writes about Brent Scowcroft, the national-security adviser under President George H. W. Bush—and the former President’s best friend—who has been at odds with the current Administrati... Read More...


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Terrorists in Cyberspace
Paper that examines using the internet to discover the organizational structure of Islamist terrorists. By James Mitre (12/2004) Read More...


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US admiral urges Taiwan to arm
The new commander of US forces in Asia and the Pacific, Admiral William Fallon, has urged the Taiwanese forces to acquire more strictly defensive weapons. (Richard Halloran, 09/25/05) Read More...


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Taiwanese official urges Japan to speak for Taiwan
A Taiwanese official claims that Japanese support is needed not only to help Taiwan gain an active UN role, but also for the sake of the region's stability. (Taipei Times, 9/19/05) Read More...


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Jihad’s Fresh Face
The author writes that military force backed with a support for democracy is not in itself sufficient to stop the current wave of terrorism active in the Muslim world. Ideologically current groups, sa... Read More...


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Working Group Papers on Security Prepared for the National Policy Forum
Includes papers by Peter Bergen, Mark Juergensmeyer, David Gompert, John McLaughlin, Joseph Siegle, Larry Diamond, John Ikenberry, Randall Larsen, John McCarthy, etc. (America's Purpose, September 6-... Read More...


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Our Enemy's Face
The US "war on terror" needs to be re-explained to the American people, writes Holbrooke. It is actually a war on violent extremism. By Richard Holbrooke. (Washington Post, 9/9/2005) Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: Dr. James J. Pryzstup
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. James J. Przystup, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of National Strategic Studies at the National Defense about Korea. By Steve Kochheiser. (IA-Forum, 7/22/2005) Read More...


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Russian Security Services Facilitated Beslan Raid — Basayev
The man behind the Beslan school siege said Tuesday a failed Russian special services sting had allowed his militants a free passage into the region to conduct the attack that killed 330 people almost... Read More...


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End the charade of American 'terrorism experts'
Why is it that terror is predominantly explained to Americans as cultural and psychological, while every other problem and threat in society - racism, poverty, crime, poor health, gender discriminatio... Read More...


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Let's not Spite our Face with Profiling
It is not only ignorant to think that one can tell an Arab or a Muslim just by looking a them, it is also offensive to American values. Only two approaches make sense: comprehensiveness, or randomnes... Read More...


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Justifications for Terrorism
Analyzes terrorism, validity of causes terrorism claims to achieve, and alternate routes to achieve goals desired by terrorists. By Emily Caponetti. (7/25/2005) Read More...


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